The State of Jammu and Kashmir commonly known
as "Kashmir ” is situated between 32°-17`
and 36°-58` north latitude and 73°-6`
and 80°-30` longitude in the north western
part of Indian sub-continent. Geographically it
is bounded on the north-west by Afghanistan ,
on the north-east by China , on the south by India
and on the west by Pakistan .
Total area of Jammu and Kashmir
State is about 85,806 sq. miles
(2,22,236 sq. Kms).
plains, Kashmir valley Ladakh plateau and Gilgit
form the State of Jammu and Kashmir .
Kashmiri, Hindi, Punjabi,
Urdu, Dogri, Pahari, Hindco, Shina, Balti and
( in chronological order)
was introduced in Kashmir in about 245 BC.
by independent Rajas Upto.
Sale od Kashmir to Dogras Under Amritsar Treaty.
Movement against repressive measures of Dogra
Raja Hari Singh.
Launching of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim
Conference by Shiekh Muhammad Abudallah.
National Conference launched Quit Kashmir
Partition of Indian sub-continent.
Popular revolt began against the repressive
rules Of Maha Raja and an independent government
proclaimed in the liberated territories.
1325 to 1585
1586 to 1752
1752 to 1819
1819 to 1846
16 th March, 1846
14 August, 1947
24 th October, 1947